Christian Dragons & Fairies & Droids, Oh My!

Magical Creativity in Christian Fiction A Christian Approach to Alternate Reality Stories Recently, I was asked on Quora about Christian use of magic and alternate reality in fiction. After thinking about it for a while, I wrote to a guru on the topic, Steve Laube. Steve began Enclave Publishing to build credibility for a uniquely Christian […]

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To Please the People

At what point should a writer write to please the people, and at what point should a writer write what should be said? A lively discussion on this topic was recently on Steve Laube agency’s “What’s Wrong with my Book” blog post by Tamela Hancock Murray. The wise recommendation was made to not defy the market’s […]

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BEST OF THE BEST Sites for Writers

All Christians are in a state of flux… ALREADY/NOT YET: We are  already, but not yet. We are  already, but not yet. We are  already, but not yet. We are  in God’s eyes, but not yet in the world’s eyes. As writers, we also know we have never arrived, but are on a journey to continually improve […]

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Review of Mr Nary by Roo Carmichael

I made the mistake of starting to read Mr. Nary in the hospital waiting room. Not a place to be guffawing every ten seconds or so. The wry sense of humor, the unexpected turns of phrases, the laughable story and story-within story and novel within that story with a romance on the side, the ability to […]

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100 Things to Do Instead of Editing your Novel

Write a blog post entitled “100 Things to Do Instead of Editing your Novel” Find articles and blog posts about how to edit your novel (see Lists) Comment on those blog posts in detail Read books about editing your novel (see Lists) Take your kids out to breakfast, they haven’t seen you in so long Spend […]

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Love and Logic Review

I recommend the Love and Logic program. Before we used this program, we had a lot of trouble in the management of our children. But incorporating the principles behind this has enabled us to see obedience in a different way. Love and logic works on the principle of reasoning with your child. Letting them have […]

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Review of The Facade by Michael Heiser

Missing “Crucial” Detail: the Cross of Christ I looked at The Facade on two levels. The first is the storyline and craft. I am glad to have read this book. It presents a fictional scenario for the alien/demon connection in end-time events. I was engaged completely in the storyline. The plots and subplots worked well, and […]

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